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Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success. Part 6

After evaluating your essay topics with the previous criteria and asking for the opinions of your teachers and of your friends, you should have at least one or two interesting essay topics.   Definite Considerations For Your Essay Topic You. If … Continue reading

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Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success. Part 5

Think about the previous post, but also consider the following questions before proceeding: Have you selected a topic that describes something of personal importance in your life, with which you can use vivid personal experiences as supporting details? Is your … Continue reading

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Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success. Part 4

If after reading the previous post you still do not have an idea for your essay, do not be surprised. Coming up with an idea is difficult and requires time. Without a topic you feel passionate about, without one that … Continue reading

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Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success. Part 3

If those questions did not cure your writer’s block, consider the following exercises: Ask for Help from Parents, Friends, and Teachers. If you cannot characterize yourself and your personality traits do not automatically leap to mind, ask those who know … Continue reading

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Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success. Part 2

4. What was the most difficult time in your life, and why? How did your perspective on life change as a result of the difficulty? Have you ever struggled mightily for something and succeeded? What made you successful? Have you … Continue reading

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Writing the Successful College Application Essay: Tips for Success

  Gaining entrance to just about any college continues to get harder as more and more applicants are applying for a limited number of spaces. How can you improve your chances of being admitted to the college or university of … Continue reading

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